Arsenal Mercato : In the pipeline for several months, the extension of Mikel Arteta is now official, he was notably on the table of PSG.
Arsenal Mercato : Arteta extends the adventure
In negotiations for months, the Spanish coach Mikel Arteta has extended this Friday of 3 years with Arsenal, until 2025. This is good news for the Gunners, who will be able to focus on the final sprint.
Since his appointment, the former assistant of Pep Guardiola has revolutionized Arsenal, the club has won two titles, the FA Cup and the Community Shield. In addition, Mikel Arteta has won the confidence of the owners and fans. The Kroenke family allowed him to recruit the players he wanted, including Thomas Partey and Ben White bought at high prices. The game produced by Mikel Arteta‘s men is once again appealing to the fans, who are returning in numbers to the Emirates Stadium. Reasons that pushed the club to extend it and not let him go to Paris Saint-Germain, which had checked the name of the Arsenal manager for the post-Pochettino.
Arteta aims for the Champions League before a busy summer
The Gunners are in a strong position in the race for fourth place, two points ahead of their neighbors Tottenham. Spurs will travel to Anfield on Saturday in an electric clash between two very ambitious teams. Arsenal will host Leeds in a match that could be decisive for the final ranking. This will be the last test for Mikel Arteta‘s men before the clash with Tottenham on May 12.
Qualification for the Champions League is crucial for the Gunners who want to recruit renowned players this summer. This week, Arsenal has inquired about the situation of Lautaro Maritnez. The Argentine international could arrive in London for 70 million euros according to the local press.